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 Pistol, Bear Spray or Both? | Clay Newcomb Learns Bear Defense | Presented by Taurus
Pistol, Bear Spray or Both? | Clay Newcomb Learns Bear Defense | Presented by Taurus

Most folks think that bear defense revolves around one age-old debate: pistol versus bear spray. MeatEater's Clay Newcomb, a long time bear man, has always wanted to go deeper and figure out what he can do better in the bear woods. So, Clay sets off to interview Todd Orr, who was mauled twice by a sow grizzly, and then hits the pistol range to be trained by a professional handgun instructor. He also seeks advice about bear safety from a Montana Fish and Wildlife bear technician who's handled hundreds of bear conflicts and, lastly, puts his bear spray to the test in a mock bear-charge simulation. Will Clay come away for the answers he's looking for?

S2-E01: Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 1
S2-E01: Janis Putelis in Search of His First Archery Elk, Part 1

In this episode, MeatEater's Janis Putelis is joined by Jason Phelps, owner and operator of Phelps Game Calls, for a September elk hunt on a friend's ranch in southeast Colorado. It might be a surprise to some that MeatEater's longtime producer and resident elk guide has never killed a bull with his bow, but after years handling clients and cameras, it's finally Jani's turn to cut his tag.

Coyote Attacks Janis's Wounded Turkey
Coyote Attacks Janis's Wounded Turkey

Janis was turkey hunting with his wife in Montana when something unusual happened. After he called in a Merriam's gobbler and shot it, a coyote ran in and tried to steal the bird. Here's a video of the attempted heist in progress.

How to Mount a Turkey Cape with Clay Newcomb
How to Mount a Turkey Cape with Clay Newcomb

Clay walks through a simple DIY process for preparing and mounting a turkey cape.

S1:E01: Jersey Mahi On The Pot
S1:E01: Jersey Mahi On The Pot

Joe Cermele heads to the lobster pot fields off the New Jersey coast, but he's not after crustaceans. The shade produced by the buoys tied to the pots attracts piles of mahi-mahi in late summer, creating a light-tackle fishery that rivals Key West's

S2-E01: Idaho - Living with Grizzlies
S2-E01: Idaho - Living with Grizzlies

MeatEater's Ryan "Cal" Callaghan joins Idaho Fish and Game in an exclusive and extremely rare behind the scenes look at the science of grizzly population dynamics. As Montana, Wyoming, and Idaho optimistically ready themselves to assume full management of the species, Cal sets out to learn how trapping, collaring, and handling a mature boar grizzly might give us the insight we need to make a difference. There's no better time for all of us to truly understand how to live with (and avoid) these bears.

How to Render Bear Fat with Clay Newcomb
How to Render Bear Fat with Clay Newcomb

I'll show you how to render bear fat into a usable oil that can be used for cooking and many other uses.

Survival Fishing with a Candy Wrapper
Survival Fishing with a Candy Wrapper
How to Skin a Raccoon with Clay Newcomb
How to Skin a Raccoon with Clay Newcomb

This video shows to skin a raccoon for commercial fur harvest. Clay Newcomb displays how to use two green sticks to strip the tail off the bone, and also talks about using a tail stripper.

Which Rattling Method is the Loudest?
Which Rattling Method is the Loudest?

Clay Newcomb compares five different types of rattling methods to see which one is the loudest. Loudness in rattling isn't the only thing that it's important, but before a buck can judge the authenticity of the sound he's got to hear it first.

How To Clean A Heart with Danielle Prewett
How To Clean A Heart with Danielle Prewett

Danielle walks Steve through the intricacies of cleaning a whitetail deer heart.

Does Bleeding Walleye Work?
Does Bleeding Walleye Work?

Spencer Neuharth tests to see if bleeding walleye yields a better filet than keeping the fish alive.

How To Cut A Tomahawk Steak with Ryan Callaghan
How To Cut A Tomahawk Steak with Ryan Callaghan

In this video, MeatEater's Director of Conservation Ryan Callaghan demonstrates how to find, and cut, a tomahawk steak on a whitetail deer. The tomahawk steak, or chop, is just another way to cut a combination of rib and loin meat. This is a simple technique that can be used to "fancy things up" when you want to impress your friends, family, and maybe even that special someone.

How to Mount a Rifle Scope and Bipod with Ryan Callaghan
How to Mount a Rifle Scope and Bipod with Ryan Callaghan

Ryan Callaghan walks you through the proper way to mount your rifle scope and bipod. <a href="https://store.themeateater.com/collections/featured/products/spartan-javelin-pro-hunt-bipod" target="_blank">Get the Javelin BiPod</a>

How to Sight In a Rifle with Janis Putelis
How to Sight In a Rifle with Janis Putelis

MeatEater's Janis Putelis walks you through the steps to sight in a rifle using the new Weatherby Vanguard MeatEater edition. <a href="https://store.themeateater.com/collections/featured/products/weatherby-vanguard-meateater-edition-rifle" target="_blank">Get The Weatherby MeatEater Rifle</a>

How to Remove Venison Shanks with Ryan Callaghan
How to Remove Venison Shanks with Ryan Callaghan

MeatEater's Ryan Callaghan shows you how to remove venison shanks using the Meatcrafter Knife

Ask the Eagle: What's the Longest Shot You'll Take with a Rifle?
Ask the Eagle: What's the Longest Shot You'll Take with a Rifle?

What's the longest shot with a rifle you comfortable taking? Janis Putelis talks about his longest shot, and at what distance he's most comfortable shooting. He talks wind, elevation, and other external factors you should account for. Janis answers your questions using his own knowledge and expertise, giving some helpful tips and insight along the way.

Venison Tongue Chimichurri Recipe
Venison Tongue Chimichurri Recipe

Danielle from Wild + Whole creates a tongue recipe rendition with chimichurri.